Land Use & Zoning Attorneys in Glen Burnie

Protecting Your Real Estate Investment

Owning a property or piece of land is not as simple as signing a deed and moving in. There are a number of local, state, and federal ordinances, regulations, and laws that govern how properties can be used and what can happen if you are found to be non-compliant.

At Ward & Co., Chtd., we handle a number of complex zoning issues, including:

  • Variances Special Exceptions
  • Non-Conforming Uses
  • Subdivisions
  • Zoning Critical Area Regulation
  • Permits

Call our Glen Burnie real estate lawyers today at (410) 775-5955 to discuss your options.

Regulation & Permits

All land use in Maryland is defined and restricted by regulations that vary by county. These will lay out the rules for managing subdivisions, providing public access and facilities, protecting the environment, developing new structures, and preserving historic buildings, among others. These ordinances are particularly important in critical areas, which are designated to protect wildlife habitats, water sources, and resources in tidal wetlands and shorelines. Before developing in any critical area, you must ensure that your plans conform to strict regulation.

Having the proper permits in place can ensure that you are complying with laws and regulation, but applying for them can be complicated. Our experienced Glen Burnie real estate attorneys can help ensure you have the help you need through any permitting issue.

Guidance through Vital Zoning Matters

Zoning matters are important, as non-conforming issues, where land is used in a way it was not zoned for, such as when a commercial property is used for residential purposes, and regulations require that you comply with local ordinances. Failing to do so can wave your rights as a property owner and leave your real estate investment vulnerable.

Our Glen Burnie zoning attorneys have insights into local classifications and can help pursue a grant that will allow you to use your property as you wish, within reason. Contact Ward & Co., Chtd. today at (410) 775-5955 to schedule a free initial consultation.

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